Growing and strengthening west Michigan's middle class
ONAWAY, MI March 19, 2015– The Michigan AFL-CIO Community Services School– a long-standing program in the labor community and co-sponsored by the Michigan Association of United Ways– is now entering its 64th year. The week-long program is held in Onaway, Michigan at the Walter & May Reuther UAW Family Education Center (Black Lake Conference Center). The keynote speaker for this year’s program will be Charles Kernaghan, director of the Institute for Global Labour and Human Rights.
The 2015 session will be Monday, May 11 to Friday, May 15.
The training program offers labor activists the opportunity to hear vibrant speakers, attend several workshops that meld United Way themes and the labor community, as well as participate in several service projects that benefit the community of Onaway.
This year’s program will feature the following trainings as part of the overall agenda;
• The United Way ALICE (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed) Project
• Financial Stability
• Diversity in the Workplace
• Engaging a New Generation of Union Members
• Basic & Advanced Community Services Committee Member Training
In addition there will be general sessions focusing on;
• Family in the Workplace
• Common Sense Economics
The registration fee of $495 covers lodging, meals and all classroom materials. To receive the early registration fee please register by April 10, 2015. Registrations received after April 10 are subject to an additional $50 late registration fee.